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Artists In Residence - Union County (Fa 612), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2013

Artists In Residence - Union County (Fa 612), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 612. Project conducted in Union County, Kentucky to identify and utilize local folk artists in county elementary schools. Folklorist Amy Davis and fieldworker/folk artist Sue Massek interviewed local folk artists and performers. Afterwards they made presentations in schools about the information they collected and invited some of the artists to perform and/or demonstrate.


Folklorist In The Park - Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park (Fa 606), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2013

Folklorist In The Park - Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park (Fa 606), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 606. Project conducted in Hopkins, Christian and Caldwell Counties and Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park to identify and utilize local folk artists and performers. Materials include field notes, a daily activity log, and audio interviews on cassette tapes with traditional artists.


Folklorist In The Parks - Natural Bridge State Resort Park, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Folklorist In The Parks - Natural Bridge State Resort Park, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 605. Project conducted in Powell, Wolfe and Lee Counties and Natural Bridge State Resort Park to identify and utilize local folk artists and performers. Materials include fieldnotes, promotional materials, and audio interviews on cassette tapes with traditional artists.


Interview With Shu-Mei Lee About Her Ethnic Background (Fa 601), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Interview With Shu-Mei Lee About Her Ethnic Background (Fa 601), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview conducted by Elizabeth Mosby Adler with Shu-Mei Lee for an oral history and cultural project titled EthniCity: Contemporary Ethnicity in the Inner Bluegrass.


Interview With Jamie Shih About Her Ethnic Background (Fa 601), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Interview With Jamie Shih About Her Ethnic Background (Fa 601), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview conducted by Elizabeth Mosby Adler with Jamie Shih for an oral history and cultural project titled EthniCity: Contemporary Ethnicity in the Inner Bluegrass.


Interview With Swati Mehta About Her Ethnic Background (Fa 601), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Interview With Swati Mehta About Her Ethnic Background (Fa 601), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview conducted by Elizabeth Mosby Adler with Swati Mehta for an oral history and cultural project titled EthniCity: Contemporary Ethnicity in the Inner Bluegrass.


Interview With Barbara Dehaan About Her Ethnic Background (Fa 601), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Interview With Barbara Dehaan About Her Ethnic Background (Fa 601), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview conducted by Elizabeth Mosby Adler with Barbara DeHaan for an oral history and cultural project titled EthniCity: Contemporary Ethnicity in the Inner Bluegrass.


Interview With Thomas Lengal About His Ethnic Background (Fa 601), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Interview With Thomas Lengal About His Ethnic Background (Fa 601), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview conducted by Elizabeth Mosby Adler with Thomas Lengal for an oral history and cultural project titled EthniCity: Contemporary Ethnicity in the Inner Bluegrass.


Interview With Thomas Lengal About His Ethnic Background (Fa 601), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Interview With Thomas Lengal About His Ethnic Background (Fa 601), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview conducted by Elizabeth Mosby Adler with Thomas Lengal for an oral history and cultural project titled EthniCity: Contemporary Ethnicity in the Inner Bluegrass.


Interview With Veena Bonsal About Her Ethnic Background (Fa 601), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Interview With Veena Bonsal About Her Ethnic Background (Fa 601), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transciption of an interview conducted by Elizabeth Mosby Adler with Veena Bonsal for an oral history and cultural project titled EthniCity: Contemporary Ethnicity in the Inner Bluegrass. Interviewee discusses her life in India and the U.S. as it relates to traditions of language, family, food, clothing, body art, etc.


Interview With Nirmala Sathaye About Her Ethnic Background (Fa 601), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Interview With Nirmala Sathaye About Her Ethnic Background (Fa 601), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview conducted by Elizabeth Mosby Adler with Nirmala Sathaye for an oral history and cultural project titled EthniCity: Contemporary Ethnicity in the Inner Bluegrass. The interviewee discusses her life in India, including her education, family life, and cultural traditions. She also explains doll costumes she has made.


Interview With Hazel Forsythe About Her Ethnic Background (Fa 601), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Interview With Hazel Forsythe About Her Ethnic Background (Fa 601), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview conducted by Elizabeth Mosby Adler with Hazel Forsythe for an oral history and cultural project titled EthniCity: Contemporary Ethnicity in the Inner Bluegrass. The interviewee discusses her multi-cultural background in Guyana and how it has affected her connection to music, food and the people around her.


Wynn, Katie (Fa 580), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2012

Wynn, Katie (Fa 580), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 580. Illustrated paper by Katie Wynn titled “The Art of Cake Decorating: An Examination of the Art of Callie Christian.” A detail account of the process of baking and decorating a cake, with an emphasis on cakes for celebratory events such as birthdays. Discusses the influence of popular culture on cake decorating themes. This project was submitted for the 2011Folklife Archives Award competition at Western Kentucky University.


Christian, Callie Elizabeth Holmes, B. 1980 (Fa 550), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2011

Christian, Callie Elizabeth Holmes, B. 1980 (Fa 550), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text paper (click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archives Project 550. A recipe for "Momma's Chocolate Pie" and a description of "The Color Game," a swimming pool game played by Christain Holmes during her childhood. This project was completed as a requirement for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Rothfuss, Erik, B. 1987 (Fa 488), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2010

Rothfuss, Erik, B. 1987 (Fa 488), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full text (click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archives Project 488. Information collected by Erik Rothfuss related to folklore genres for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Karmiller, Courtney Anne, B. 1989 (Fa 485), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2010

Karmiller, Courtney Anne, B. 1989 (Fa 485), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full text (click on "Additional File" below) for Folklife Archives Project 485. Folklore material classified by genre. Information collected by Courtney Anne Karmiller related to folklore genres for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Watkins, Dianne (Winkler), B. 1941 (Fa 3), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2010

Watkins, Dianne (Winkler), B. 1941 (Fa 3), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 3. Interviews conducted by Dianne Watkins with Earl Hamilton Berkley about Berkley family reunions (1929-1984), and the family farm and service station located on Morgantown Road in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Includes cassette tapes, originals, typescripts and photocopies.


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 46, No. 3, Don Yoder, Alfred L. Shoemaker, Paul R. Wieand, Earl F. Robacker, Ada Robacker, Herbert H. Beck, Edna Eby Heller, Vincent R. Tortora, Frances Lichten Apr 1997

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 46, No. 3, Don Yoder, Alfred L. Shoemaker, Paul R. Wieand, Earl F. Robacker, Ada Robacker, Herbert H. Beck, Edna Eby Heller, Vincent R. Tortora, Frances Lichten

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Two Worlds in the Dutch Country
• Belsnickel Lore
• Carpet-Rag Parties
• Quilting Traditions in the Dutch Country
• Lititz
• Lititz Specialties
• Amish Funerals
• Pennsylvania Redware
• Scratch-Carved Easter Eggs
• Fractur From the Hostetter Collection


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 45, No. 1, Joan Saverino, Joseph Bentivegna, Nicholas V. De Leo, Catherine Cerrone, Janet Theophano Oct 1995

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 45, No. 1, Joan Saverino, Joseph Bentivegna, Nicholas V. De Leo, Catherine Cerrone, Janet Theophano

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• "Domani Ci Zappa": Italian Immigration and Ethnicity in Pennsylvania
• A Study of the San Cataldesi Who Emigrated to Dunmore, Pennsylvania
• A Look at the Early Years of Philadelphia's "Little Italy"
• "An Aura of Toughness, Too": Italian Immigration to Pittsburgh and Vicinity
• Expressions of Love, Acts of Labor: Women's Work in an Italian American Community


Trigg County, Kentucky African American Oral History Project (Fa 196), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 1995

Trigg County, Kentucky African American Oral History Project (Fa 196), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid for Folklife Archives Project 196. Project by four WKU Folk Studies students in which they interviewed Trigg County, Kentucky African Americans about various aspects of their lives. Most of the individuals that were interviewed had a rural background and were born in the early 1900s. Interviews may be accessed by clicking on the "Additional Files" below.


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 42, No. 1, Marion Lois Huffines, Amos Long Jr., Robert P. Stevenson, Robert L. Leight Oct 1992

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 42, No. 1, Marion Lois Huffines, Amos Long Jr., Robert P. Stevenson, Robert L. Leight

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• The Trunk in the Attic was a Window
• The Rural Pennsylvania-German Home and Family
• The Happy Story of Georges Creek
• Duties of a Rural School Board at the Turn of the Century
• Aldes un Neies (Old and New)


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 40, No. 3, Steve Friesen, Monica Mutzbauer, Christopher S. Witmer, Mary Lamey Hoffer, Harry W. Barner, Robert L. Leight, Catherine L. Emerson Apr 1991

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 40, No. 3, Steve Friesen, Monica Mutzbauer, Christopher S. Witmer, Mary Lamey Hoffer, Harry W. Barner, Robert L. Leight, Catherine L. Emerson

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Home is Where the Hearth is
• The Hearth is Where the Cook is
• "Philipps gehn in Amerka": The Palatinate Emigration in German Schoolbooks
• The Barner Farm: A Connection to Clinton County's Pennsylvania-German Heritage
• A Teacher With a Heart: Carrie Frankenfield Horne
• Aldes un Neies (Old and New)


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 39, No. 4, Theresa G. Saul, John L. Dochter, Henry Berkowitz, Linda Berkowitz, John Marshall, Shirley Marshall, Joseph L. Tognoli, Michael W. Rhode, Constantine Kermes, Judy Sweetland, Robert Legge, Kenelm Winslow Iii, Barry Mcfarland, Matthew Vardjan, Elaine Vardjan, John E. Stinsmen, Mark R. Eaby Jr. Jul 1990

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 39, No. 4, Theresa G. Saul, John L. Dochter, Henry Berkowitz, Linda Berkowitz, John Marshall, Shirley Marshall, Joseph L. Tognoli, Michael W. Rhode, Constantine Kermes, Judy Sweetland, Robert Legge, Kenelm Winslow Iii, Barry Mcfarland, Matthew Vardjan, Elaine Vardjan, John E. Stinsmen, Mark R. Eaby Jr.

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Our Church
• Pig Roast
• Wooden Jointed Dolls
• Coal Jewelry
• The Pennsylvania Long Rifle
• The Mennonites
• Festival Focus
• Festival Programs
• Blockprinting
• Dried Flowers, Wreaths and Baskets
• Broom Making
• Wood-Turning
• Moravian and German Stars
• A Plain Costume Primer
• Farewell to the Folk Festival Magazine


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 39, No. 2, Wendy Everham, Lee C. Hopple, Ervin Beck, Juliana Bova, Grover M. Detwiler, Robert P. Stevenson Jan 1990

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 39, No. 2, Wendy Everham, Lee C. Hopple, Ervin Beck, Juliana Bova, Grover M. Detwiler, Robert P. Stevenson

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• The Recovery of the Feminine in an Early American Pietist Community: The Interpretive Challenge of the Theology of Conrad Beissel
• A Religious and Geographical History of the Shakers, 1747-1988
• Indiana Amish Family Records
• Eel for Christmas: An Italian Tradition
• Recollections of Ninety-Two Years
• Those Old-Time Children's Days
• Aldes un Neies (Old and New)


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 38, No. 4, Ann S. Burrows, Ruthanne Hartung, Stuart Helble, Karen Helble, Frank J. Gallagher, Rae Greiner, William Dean Wright, Wayne Hartzell, Anne Hartzell, Teresa A. Skoog, Mark Osterman, Keith Brintzenhoff, Frederick J. Saul, Beth Kreider, Richard Thomas Jul 1989

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 38, No. 4, Ann S. Burrows, Ruthanne Hartung, Stuart Helble, Karen Helble, Frank J. Gallagher, Rae Greiner, William Dean Wright, Wayne Hartzell, Anne Hartzell, Teresa A. Skoog, Mark Osterman, Keith Brintzenhoff, Frederick J. Saul, Beth Kreider, Richard Thomas

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Celebrating Twenty-Five Years of Quintessential Quilts
• The Folk Art of Fraktur
• Molding & Spinning Pewter
• Kaleidoscopes & Unique Stained Glass
• Dolls are Not Just for Children Anymore
• Paint Decorated Chests of the Pennsylvania Dutch
• Festival Focus
• Festival Programs
• Tiffany-Style Stained Glass Lamps
• Be Aware of What Might be Hiding in Grandma's Attic
• The Medicine Show
• Pennsylvania Dutch Music & More
• A Poor Damsel's Fate
• Silk Screening
• Long Time Favorite Festival Foods


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 38, No. 3, Amos Long Jr., Robert P. Stevenson, Dale E. Skoff, William B. Fetterman Apr 1989

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 38, No. 3, Amos Long Jr., Robert P. Stevenson, Dale E. Skoff, William B. Fetterman

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• The Wayside Inn
• A Draft Board in World War I
• The Compass Inn: A Stagecoach Era Legacy
• The Pennsylvania German Dialect Playwriting Contests of 1941, 1942, 1983 and 1986
• Aldes un Neies (Old and New)


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 37, No. 4, Carl Ned Foltz, Paul Shetrompf, Deborah Shetrompf, Gregory A. Petrick, Patrick Rudolph, Ivan Belac, Loretta Belac, David S. Marks, Lee S. Heffner, Ivan E. Hoyt, J. Ernest Miller, Malcolm Jones, Sheldon Janse, Rachel Janse, Robert Evans, Richard Dewalt, Sandra Gilpin Jul 1988

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 37, No. 4, Carl Ned Foltz, Paul Shetrompf, Deborah Shetrompf, Gregory A. Petrick, Patrick Rudolph, Ivan Belac, Loretta Belac, David S. Marks, Lee S. Heffner, Ivan E. Hoyt, J. Ernest Miller, Malcolm Jones, Sheldon Janse, Rachel Janse, Robert Evans, Richard Dewalt, Sandra Gilpin

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Pennsylvania Redware
• Intaglio
• Silhouette Glass
• Marionettes
• Ceramics
• Fretted Dulcimers
• Satisfying the Hungry
• Festival Focus
• Festival Programs
• Hex Signs
• Dutch Fries
• Metal and Slate Engraving
• Antler Lore
• What are Knobbits?
• Wood Sculpture
• Scherenschnitte and Fraktur


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 35, No. 4, Ann S. Burrows, Mark R. Eaby Jr., John L. Shultz, Faye Miller, Lester Miller, Allen Folsom, Marilyn K. Wilson-Bast, Mary Eva Redcay, Gail M. Hartmann, Harold C. Moyer, Charles Messner, Walter Gottshall, Richard Shaner, R. H. Piercy, James H. Dawley, Robert Yard, Kathryn Delaung, Lois Biamon-Sunflower, Clifford Wright-Sunflower Jul 1986

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 35, No. 4, Ann S. Burrows, Mark R. Eaby Jr., John L. Shultz, Faye Miller, Lester Miller, Allen Folsom, Marilyn K. Wilson-Bast, Mary Eva Redcay, Gail M. Hartmann, Harold C. Moyer, Charles Messner, Walter Gottshall, Richard Shaner, R. H. Piercy, James H. Dawley, Robert Yard, Kathryn Delaung, Lois Biamon-Sunflower, Clifford Wright-Sunflower

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• America's Pieced Patchwork Quilts
• A Tribute to the Late Dr. Earl F. Robacker
• Sundial Lore
• Square Dancing, Jigging & Hoedowning at the Folk Festival
• Bronze Working at the Festival
• Calico Prints
• The Country Kitchen
• Our Farmers Market
• Festival Focus
• Festival Programs
• The Pennsylvania Dutch Dialect and the One Room School
• Early American Lighting
• Primitive Pennsylvania Dutch Carving
• Heartland Taverns of the Hinterland
• Tinnery
• The Ancient Craft of Flute Making
• Mind Your Own Beeswax


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 35, No. 1, Mary Laycock Selders, Yvonne J. Milspaw, Priscilla Stevenson Lockard, Guy Graybill, John D. Kendig, Elda F. Gehris Oct 1985

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 35, No. 1, Mary Laycock Selders, Yvonne J. Milspaw, Priscilla Stevenson Lockard, Guy Graybill, John D. Kendig, Elda F. Gehris

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Grandmother's Flower Garden: The Quilts of Sadie Ida Christian Laycock
• Our Good Old One-Room School Days
• A Parade from the Past
• The Philip Arndts of Manheim (1797-1888)
• Pennsylvania German Cookery
• Aldes un Neies


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 34, No. 3, Earl F. Robacker, Henry J. Kauffman, Mac E. Barrick, Hilda Adam Kring Apr 1985

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 34, No. 3, Earl F. Robacker, Henry J. Kauffman, Mac E. Barrick, Hilda Adam Kring

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Johann Adam Eyer: "Lost" Fraktur Writer of Hamilton Square
• Aunt Lydia
• The Image of the Jew in South-Central Pennsylvania
• Gertrude Rapp: Harmony Society Abbess
• Aldes un Neies